A University Committed To High Quality, Affordable Education

You’re ready to explore new possibilities, discover new opportunities, and find new ways to make a difference in the lives of others. At Gardner-Webb University, we believe your potential is our most important investment.

Take advantage of the Gardner-Webb Promise, which puts our values and mission into action. We’re committed to keeping the cost of a quality education low so that you can concentrate on your future. Choose from 60+ world-class degree programs. Pursue opportunities to serve others, develop your leadership skills, find your academic passion and explore your faith.

Gain real-world experience and learn from faculty mentors, who support you every step of the way.

This special offer is for first-year, undergraduate residential students from –

  • Gaston county
  • Cleveland county
  • Lincoln county
  • Mecklenburg county
  • Rutherford county

Students must complete their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to be eligible. The
Gardner-Webb Promise offers additional assistance to make GWU even more affordable.

The Foothills Nursing Promise

To support this commitment, we are proud to offer the Foothills Nursing Promise to eligible nursing students who want to advance their education and careers. This special initiative is part of our commitment to developing highly skilled nursing professionals ready to meet the challenges of today’s healthcare environment.

What Is the Foothills Nursing Promise?

The Foothills Nursing Promise is a distinctive opportunity for students residing in or graduates from ADN programs in Cleveland, Rutherfordton, and Gaston Counties to receive a significant tuition discount toward the Davis RN-BSN Program. Our goal is to make advanced nursing education more accessible and affordable, helping you achieve your professional goals without financial strain.

Eligibility and Benefits

  • Who’s Eligible? Residents of Cleveland, Rutherfordton, and Gaston Counties or graduates from ADN programs within these areas.
  • Tuition Discount: Eligible students will receive a 50% reduction in tuition, easing the financial burden of pursuing higher education.
  • Flexible and Online Learning: Gardner-Webb’s Davis RN-BSN Program is offered entirely online, allowing you to complete your degree at your own pace while managing personal and professional responsibilities.
  • Supportive Learning Environment: Benefit from a program that upholds Christian values and provides personalized academic and career support, ensuring you thrive during your studies and beyond.
  • Accelerated Paths and Career Advancement: The program is designed for you to advance quickly, with options to substitute certain courses for MSN-level classes, preparing you for more advanced roles in healthcare.

How to Apply

  1. Verify Your Eligibility: Ensure you meet the geographical and educational criteria.
  2. Submit Your Application: Apply to the Davis RN-BSN Program through our easy-to-navigate admissions process.
  3. Enjoy the Benefits: Once admitted, you’ll automatically receive the 50% tuition discount as part of the Foothills Nursing Promise.

Why Choose Gardner-Webb?

Choosing Gardner-Webb for your nursing education means joining a community where your success is our priority. Our accredited programs, expert faculty, and comprehensive curriculum are just the beginning. With the Foothills Nursing Promise, we’re removing financial barriers, making it easier for you to focus on what truly matters – advancing your career and making a difference in the lives of those you serve.

At Gardner-Webb University, we’re more than a university; we’re a family committed to your success. Apply now and take the first step toward advancing your nursing career with the Foothills Nursing Promise.

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